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The OUTlook, a weekly newsletter about LGBTQ+ business, labor and workplace equality from Qnotes.

For over a year, Qnotes reporters covered LGBTQ+ labor issues as part of a national cohort of solutions journalism newsrooms. In the weeks ahead, we’ll be expanding this newsletter to include all things LGBTQ+ business. (You might have noticed the refreshed logo.)

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Beyond Open offers round two of small business grants

This is the second installment of the very competitive grant program. The program expects to award approximately $5 million to more than 150 diverse-owned (minority, women, veteran, LGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities) small businesses in amounts from $10,000–$150,000 in Round 2 […]

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Introducing Ashley Mozingo

Ashley will be leading growth for Qnotes as it celebrates 37 years of publishing for the LGBTQ+ community of Charlotte and the Carolinas […]

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Charlotte Black Pride returns with ‘Black Renaissance: Made for Now’

July 18: Made for Now Peace Rally and Demonstration

A demonstration and peace rally will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, July 18 at First Ward Park in Charlotte. The rally is meant to “celebrate brilliant members of our community while strengthening the bond of community,” according to the organization’s community calendar.

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